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					Pj Romero                                                             736 Choctaw Ave.
                                                                     San Jose, CA 95123      Sum
Tel: (408) 515-6433              Fax: (408) 273-6492           Email: Pj@pjromero.com        mar
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I am an IT professional who is mindful of the money I spend. It’s not just company money it’s
“my” money. I have run my own business and very respectful of cash flow. I am willing and able
to justify my teams spending. “I am an IT professional with the mind of an economist.”

Profile:

Energetic, self-starter who is self motivated and goal oriented. Detail oriented, able to handle
multiple projects concurrently. Experience of a seasoned MCSE. Able to follow directions and
work unsupervised. Ability to negotiator with vendors.
Articulate and creative, offering innovative and practical solutions in problem situations.
Excellent communication skills and able to communicate effectively at all levels. Effective
problem solver that knows when to ask for help and knows where to get it.

Skills:

Software: Microsoft operating systems, Microsoft network operating systems, Microsoft
messaging systems Exchange server 5.5, 2000, 2003, Share Point 2003. Microsoft Operations
Manager (MOM), VB script, Veritas Net Backup 5.0, Veritas Backup Exec 10.0 and earlier,
Trend Micro Neat Suite (anti-virus software for workstations, servers, exchange servers, spam
filtering and edge devices) Antivirus software, Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition, and
many others
Hardware: Fortinet IDS/IDP, firewall, and antivirus edge device, Cisco devices (6000 series
switches, 4000 series switches, 3500 series switches, and Aironet 350 wireless access point) Dell
hardware, to include power vaults, backup devices, raid arrays, desktops, laptops and servers.
AIT, DLT, SDLT backup devices: single and robotic devices. Blackberry wireless devices and
networking tools; cable testers, punch down devices, etc. and more.

Achievements:

         Reduced corporate spending on communication by 40% (Internet access, local and long
          distance calling, conference calling and remote access services)
         Planned and executed a highly successful move of corporate infrastructure to new
          facility. (Accomplished this in less than 30 days)
         Re-architected corporate email system with a no email flow disruption
         Deployed Exchange 2003 servers as front end SMTP servers (ask me why)
         Designed, consolidated and configured routing groups for the Roxio enterprise.
         Designed and deployed Microsoft RAS servers with customized VPN client
         Deployed enterprise antivirus solution for servers, workstations and exchange
         Develop, deploy, and document enterprise level backup solution for 100+ servers
         Integrate Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000 for acquired companies.
         Part of the IT transition team for company acquisitions. (Roxio spin off from Adaptec,
          MGI, Pressplay, and the re-launch of Napster)
         Lead technical consultant for audio, visual equipment (All hands meetings etc.)
Work Experience:

Vivecon- Mountain View, CA
May 2004– Present IT Manager

Manage relations with information infrastructure vendors; review vendors for quality and cost of
services. Specify corporate standards for hardware and software; maintain and procure licenses
for compliance. Develop data backup strategy for corporate systems and for offsite hosted
environment; Design, modify and manage the corporate/hosted network; configure and manage
appropriate hardware and software countermeasures to network intrusions and malice.
Responsible for design and deployment of fault tolerance email system. Reviews departmental
requests for technology and makes recommendations, as appropriate, on alternative system
options. Oversees the daily operational activities of technology systems; Evaluates technology
and makes recommendations to ensure compatibility and effectiveness.

Roxio/Napster- Santa Clara, CA
January 2002– May 2004      System Administrator III

Provide hardware and software technical solutions for executive staff. Provide technical
expertise to Napster division of the company during integration. Train/Mentor junior admins.
Maintain and monitor 15 exchange servers, 4 antivirus servers, 3 backups, 3 remote access
servers (W2k version) and others for the Roxio/Napster enterprise worldwide. Document
existing and future projects for IT department. Assist in the planning of future projects. Design
and implement video, audio conferencing equipment.

Compaq Computer Corp- Cupertino, CA
December 2000 – December 2001 Technical Analyst III

Worked in a team environment and provided technical solutions for internal clients, troubleshot and
provided recommendations for new equipment and software. Desktop/Laptop support: included
remote access and wireless LAN configurations. Assisted in the planning and implementation of new
projects. (Windows 2000 migration) Maintained security throughout network and systems.
Troubleshot any integration, systems, and performance issues.

Integrated Computer Solutions-Los Banos/San Jose, CA
January 1998 - Present    Consultant

Provide tailored solutions for small business clients. Designed and implemented network LAN’s,
WAN’s for small to medium sized businesses. Troubleshoot and repair computers, laptops,
network hardware devices, cable work and design, updated and installed software. Install and
maintained small office networks as well as troubleshot difficulties in business network settings.

JML Networking Inc.-Los Banos/San Jose, CA
1995 - 1998              Field Technician

Troubleshot and repaired computers, network hardware devices, cable work, and updated and
installed software. Installed and maintained department/office networks as well as troubleshot
difficulties in business network settings as a whole. Installed network printers using HP Jet-
Admin, networked stations in labs, and configured email and user accounts onto networks for
various departments.
Education:
Veritas NetBackup 5.0
Microsoft Certified Professional: Windows XP Pro
Microsoft Installing, Configuring, and Administering Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server
Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) Certificate of training
Server+ Certification: Server hardware OS configurations
De Anza College: NT Network Administration
A+ Certification: Windows/DOS and Computer Hardware
National Broadcasting School graduate: audio/video technician

References:
Available upon request

				
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